Trend Report: Tourism Brings Storytelling to Life

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The videos are mainly shot from first-person perspectives in stunning settings—from trekking through the Atacama Desert in Chili to snorkeling crystal blue waters in Greece. Europe Winner: Greece—A 365-Day Destination.

Company Event Ideas for Employees


From wine degustation in Italy to an olive party in Greece, there’s an endless variety of culinary ideas you can embed in an incentive trip. A healthy corporate culture is one of the biggest jackpots an employer can win.

Live Updates: Honkytonks, Country Music and More in Nashville

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In between, we’ll visit the only Parthenon outside of Greece, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Ryman Auditorium and Frist Center for the Visual Arts, among many more iconic stops. No need to visit Greece!

Facial recognition comes to event check-in


in Statistics from the Athens University of Economics & Business in Greece, and his Ph.D. On this episode of Event TALK, we are speaking with Panos Moutafis, President of facial recognition company Zenus.

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3 Unique Event Venues for Foodies in San Francisco

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His wife, Kristine Barrett, a vocalist specializing in traditional music, performs songs from Georgia, Eastern Europe, Italy, Greece and beyond. Planners looking for somewhere new to eat in the San Francisco Bay Area need look no further.

Trends in LGBTQ Weddings

All Seated

Countries like Italy, Greece and Argentina, that offer a diversity of experiences within a drive or short flight’s reach of each other, are currently trending for travel.

Interviews with Planners – Ruby Benoit


Her global experience includes Australia, China, France, Greece, Italy, Middle East, South Africa, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. Athens, Greece.

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Talk Show

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It was held in Tokyo last year, and will move to Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2017. The International Public Television Screening Conference May 8–12, 2016 Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Calgary, Alberta.

Event Planners on Tech: Lara Maric, Events Ambassador at IVY


Born in Serbia, raised in Greece, and trained in the United States: Lara is a global citizen by nature. We work with thousands of event planners, but not many of them knock out 700 events a year.

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Delivering Excellent Guest Experiences

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Accommodations from the top 10 most awarded countries account for 56 percent of that total: Italy (53,005), the United States (24,761), France (23,003), Germany (18,221), Spain (18,037), the UK (16,514), Austria (12,659), Greece (12,439), Croatia (12,219) and Poland (10,399).

Awe-Inspiring Swag Bag Items from the 2018 Oscars

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A big item in the Oscar swag bag was an all-inclusive trip to a fabulous destination, such as Tanzania, Hawaii, Zanzibar or Greece. Your event went smoothly—everything planned was executed flawlessly, your attendees had an inspiring time and are now leaving with a smile. What’s that last thing to achieve a lasting impression? A killer swag bag! Items will vary by budget, but a little something indulgent is always well received.

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Using Technology to Make Philanthropy More Personal

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In Greece, he converted an abandoned factory into a shelter for 160 refugees, and obtained their input throughout the process. Next Gen Recent IFTF Foresight Practitioner Workshop participants learned the tools and methodologies to help them prepare for the future.

The 5 Biggest Pitfalls of Hosted Buyer Programs


Trade show organizers that see themselves purely as space rental companies are under pressure. More and more exhibitors question the return-on-invest of their trade show participations.

Convene Celebrates Our 30th Anniversary

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In alphabetical order: Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, Greece, Ireland, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Sweden, and the UK. — “Green Meetings,” December 2006. Illustrations by Luci Gutiérrez. I n a real sense, Convene , which was launched in 1986, grew up alongside the meetings profession.

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